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New York Ebola patient is in stable condition, city official says

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The doctor being treated for Ebola in a New York City hospital is in stable condition, the city's health commissioner said on Friday. Dr. Mary Travis Bassett, the health commissioner, said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had also confirmed...(more) 



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Pulitzer-winning play 'Disgraced' probes identity, prejudice

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A dinner party in an elegant New York apartment goes terribly wrong in "Disgraced," the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about ambition, race, religion and identity that opened on Broadway.  



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Suspicious powder sent to western consulates in Istanbul: officials

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By Jonny Hogg ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to five western consulates in Istanbul on Friday, officials said, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks in Canada this week. Consulates of the United States, Canada, France, Germany and Belgium received...(more) 



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European clubs campaign against Qatar winter World Cup

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Top European football clubs and championships are stepping up a campaign to block efforts to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter months. FIFA wants to move away from the traditional summer tournament to avoid the searing temperatures in the Gulf state. The...(more) 



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London stocks end lower before bank 'stress' tests

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London (AFP) - London shares closed lower on Friday at the end of a week of gains as investors awaited the results of European bank "stress tests" this weekend. 



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Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in West Bank clash: medics

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Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager Friday in a clash with stone-throwing protesters near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Palestinian medical officials and security sources told AFP. 



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Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces at West Bank protest

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RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, medics and residents said. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the...(more) 



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Amazon hid a full app store in its Android app for six weeks and no one noticed

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Back on September 9th of this year, Amazon released a big update to its main Android app, which lets you purchase things from your phone. Amazon was very vocal in touting the new Prime Instant Video features in its press release announcing them, but it didn't...(more) 



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Republicans take aim at U.S. Ebola response as fourth case emerges

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By David Morgan and Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's response to Ebola ran into fresh criticism from Republicans in Congress on Friday, as the emergence of a fourth U.S. case in New York City heightened public anxiety about the potential spread of the...(more) 



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Nina Pham, Dallas Nurse Who Had Ebola, to Be Released From Hospital

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Ms. Pham, the first person to contract the disease in the United States, had helped treat a Liberian man who died in Dallas. 



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Ebola Vaccine Trials Planned for December

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Participants in Liberia and Sierra Leone would receive experimental vaccines that could lead to mass inoculations by spring, health officials said Friday. 



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Binoche explores risks, passion of war photography

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Actress Juliette Binoche has long been fascinated by war photography, she says, and often wonders about the people who risk their lives to capture such photos. Who are they, and what are they like?... 



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